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will see you next week. 'd . >>> hello i'm fredricka witfield, you're in the cnn news room. and they're off -- america's greatest race, the daytona 500 kicked off about an hour ago as scheduled. the historic start with female driver danica patrick at the head of the pack in pole position nearly upstaged by this harrowing collision on the same track less than 24 hours ago. at least 28 fans were injured when more than a dozen cars crashed on the final curve of the nationwide race. here's how one woman described what happened. >> there was a wreck and i got hit by an engine or a part of an engine and i got a broken leg. >> workers spent hours repairing the fence to insure today's race would go on. >>> today was pope benedict xvi's last public prayer before he retires. thousands gathered in vatican city to hear him speak. the pontiff assured the crowd that although he's retiring, he isn't going to abandon the church, but will dedicate his time to prayer and meditation. now to a scandal surrounding the catholic church, italian media are reporting on allegations of a network of gay priests at the
whitfield. you are in the cnn newsroom. >>> drivers and danica, start your engines. with those words, date tone nah 500 kicked off as scheduled. the historic start with female driver danica patrick in pole position nearly upstaged by this harrowing collision on the same track less than 24 hours ago. at least 28 fans were injured when more than a dozen cars crashed in the final curve of the nationwide race. here's how one woman described what happened. >> there was a wreck and i got by the an engine or a part of an engine and i got a broken leg. >> we will go live to daytona just homes from now where there are fewer than 50 laps to go. >>> all right, in south africa, the older brother of oscar pistorius is also charged in a woman's death. carl pistorius is charged with culpable homicide after an accident involving a motorcycle in 2010. the charges were initially dropped but he now faces a trial at the end of march. prosecutors say carl pistorius had been driving recklessly at the time of the accident. coming up in a few minutes, we will talk about how this could impact oscar pistorius's mur
it and many others as well. go to cnn.com/fareed where we have a link. now for the last look. what do you do after you're deposed as president of one of the world's most terrorist-infested failed states? if you're ali abdullah saleh of yemen, first you come to the u.s. to recover from old bombing injuries. then back home in yemen, you announce the opening of a museum all about -- yourself. yes, come one, come all to sunny sanaa, to see such priceless museum pieces of large portraits of mr. sala, and quite amazingly, the suit he was wearing during the aforementioned bombing. as well as some shrapnel that was recovered from his body. wow. the curator says the museum is almost ready to open. as soon as they get the lights and air conditioning sorted out. i suppose this is progress of a kind. most dictators would probably keep all the stuff for themselves. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was -- d, king umberto ii was the last king of italy. his reign was just over a month long. it ended in june 1946 after the republic was formed. thanks to all of you for being part of my program
to get up. >> reporter: michelle turner, cnn, hollywood. >> ben affleck. thanks for watching, everyone. "around the world" is next. >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm michael holmes. >> welcome to "around the world," we begin in vatican city. pope benedict xvi's final days in power filling up with a scandal. >> the top cardinal just resigned after four priests accused him of inappropriate acts. and the vatican in damage control mode after reports of network of gay priests at the vatican blackmailed by prostitutes. >>> fidel castro sworn in and announces this is his last go-round. he says he plans to retire in 2018, most likely to put an end of rule by castros. >>> and south africa, another pistorius facing charges in a woman's death, carl pistorius, the older brother of oscar pistorius, charged with culpable homicide after he was involved in a car axe deputy two years ago. >> they say carl pistorius was driving recklessly. he was to go to trial last week but that's been pushed back to the end of march because of the murder charges against his brother. >>> back to vatican city. where alle
in the state's case that they presented in the court yesterday. cnn, johannesburg. >>> just into cnn this morning, nike announced suspending the contract with oscar pistorius. the deal is worth $2 million. and an ad featuring him i'm the bull net the chamber has been pulled. nike saying in the statement, "we believe oscar pistorius should ab forded due process and we'll continue to money tore the situation closely." again, nike suspending their contract with oscar pistorius. >>> meantime, all reeva steenkamp's parents wants is the truth. as for the possibility of pistorius being granted bail today, here's what he told cnn's jake tapper. >> i don't have any absolutely terrible bad feelings. i'm not wishing bad things on anyone else. but if i were to detatch myself from the situation which i suppose i can't do, under the circumstances, i would think it would be rather strange if someone who did something like this were to get bail. >> coming up at 6:30 eastern, we'll break down this morning's development at the pistorius bail hearing with cnn legal contributor. >>> 30 million people ar
'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums >>> from the cnn center, this is "cnn saturday morning." it's saturday, february 23. good morning, i'm victor blackwell in for randi kaye. the vatican may be facing a new scandal. explosive allegations involving sex, bribes, and fierce infighting. >>> new england, ah, new england, bracing for more severe weather. we'll tell you what's brewing in northeast this weekend. >>> and danica patrick is gearing up for the daytona 500 and hoping to drive right into the history books. we'll have all that and more this hour. >>> oscar pistorius will be back in court on june 4. this weekend, the olympic hero is staying at his uncle's house. he was released on a $112,000 bail. of course, there are conditions. pistorius cannot return to his house and must report every monday and friday to a police station. he must avoid witnesses. he must surrender his passport and cannot go near an airport. and he must not drink alcohol. nick robertson is live in johannesburg, south africa, for us. what is the reaction of the people in south africa? this man was a hero
in the senate. dana bash, cnn, capitol hill. >>> new this morning, dental records have confirmed what authorities suspected. the charred human remains found tuesday in a burned mountain cabin in big bear, california, those remains have been identified as christopher dorner's, he's the rogue ex-cop that killed four people during a nine-day reign of terror. now that dorner is dead, questions about the manhunt remains. >> reporter: jim and karen reynolds did what investigators couldn't. they found christopher dorner. >> he talked about how he could see jim working on the snow every day. >> he had been watching us, saw me shoveling the snow. that was friday. >> reporter: that very afternoon, last friday -- >> hold on. >> reporter: a full-blown news conference so close to the condo dorner was in, he could watch armed with assault weapons he could have killed on national television. >> a lot of us all had the feeling that he was still in the area. there's so many vacant houses up here that he could be anywhere. >> reporter: san bernardino sheriff's office said it searched hundreds of empty
scientific but demonstrated for cnn is what the bar code of life is all about. >> we can incorporate it into large manufacturing companies, quality assurance and quality control procedures so they go out and do dna testing on their products. >> reporter: this doctor first conceived and developed the bar code of life and explains why it can and should be used to prevent food fraud. >> you can move from a tiny piece of an organism to a dna sequence that tells you what that is within a matter of an hour, hour and a half and cost $2. there's no reason that the food market place isn't being screened aggressively to stop substitution. >> reporter: leading science like this really can be like a crime scene investigation. not just horse meat scandals but studies here have found as much as a third of u.s. seafood, for instance, is sold and labeled as one type of fish but is really another. despite this -- >> so the behavior on the side of the market hasn't changed a lot. >> reporter: why do you think that is? >> money. substitution always happens that the cheap stuff is on your plate instead
and this is breaking news in to cnn that bail has been set and the amount is $28,500, so this is the bail that we know that oscar pistorius -- $250,000 is the amount. hold on while i turn to jeff toobin for a little bit of analys analysis. $28,500 u.s. equivalent of rand is not a high bail. >> it's not a lot but once the judge made up his mind that oscar pistorius is so famous and so tied to south africa that there is basically no way for him to flee, and that he's going to surrender all his travel documents and his passport, the amount is actually not all that significant. this is not obviously a lot of money even in south africa, but i think what's really important about this case is his ties to the community, his personal situation rather than the dollar amount of bail. >> what's been, andrew, the fallout from this case in sort of the bigger picture? one of the things we know that the defense team has been positioning there's this culture of fear and that somebody who is famous would be likely and expected to be fearful. that's what oscar pistorius is sort of describing as he explains what he did t
denies any involvement in the chhacking of american companies. a cnn crew chased by a company in shanghai. a live report. >>> topping business news, is apple's shine fading? google taking over wall street. is it now time to buy? >> wednesday, february 20th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. "starting point" this morning is the oscar pistorius case. we could hear in the olympic tax star accused of murdering his girlfriend will be allowed to get bail. an investigator says he does not oppose bail. that comes in day two of the bail hearing. first officer on the scene testified he believes pistorius' actions were in no way self-defense. he conceded there were no signs of an assault on reeva steenkamp's body. no indications they had defended herself. he said two boxes of testosterone and needles were found. the defense saying that wasn't testosterone, a legal, herbal medication. and new details coming to light on what happened before the shooting. rob robyn kurnow breaking down some of the developments for thus morning. >> reporter: what's happening in describing what's
of the airport within minutes. it is cnn's top international news story today. >>> of course, we are talking about the olympic star pistorius. everybody is following this. everybody is talking about this. it is really quite amazing. another night we're going to spend in jail. we don't know the outcome, whether he's going to be released on bail. this is playing out. this is pretoria, south africa. the judge didn't decide on bail for the double amputee sprinter oscar pistorius. >> the funny thing is this sounds like a trial already. you're hearing all the evidence. the defense lawyers and prosecutors arguing over eyewitness accounts and various other pieces of evidence. got to remember, it's just a bail hearing to decide if pistorius should be free while the justice system does its thing. remember it's not even been a week since the olympic runner's girlfriend was shot to death in his home. cnn's robyn curnow is in pretoria following things now. >> reporter: more interesting details on what prosecutors say happened valentine's day morning and countercharges from the defense. according to prose
this morning. erin mcpike is in wichita, kansas. jennifer delgado is live at the cnn weather center in atlanta. erin, let's start with you. how's it looking? >> reporter: well, it's not quite as heavy as it was last hour but it's still pretty heavy. we've seen snow plows go by here about six times in the last two hours and the roads are still covered. also we've got this ruler, we've been measuring. about an hour ago it was 4 inches. now we're at 5 1/2. but soledad, here's the interesting thing about this storm. we're calling it a thundersnow. there's thunder and lightning that goes along with it. i wish it would happen when i'm out here but i think we've got video, so let's play that video. i don't know if you can hear it. and that's why we're calling it the blizzard of oz. we've seen that a lot on twitter from some people in kansas, so we want to name this storm the blizzard of oz, soledad. >> i thought thundersnow was dramatic enough. let's get right to jennifer d delgado on where the storm is going to head next. >> right now we are watching the storm system and, soledad, this is awe huge o
. you can watch it starting at 10:00 p.m. eastern this friday here on cnn. >>> coming up, former democratic congressman jesse jackson jr. pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions on everything from a vacation in martha's vineyard to michael jackson memorabilia. i'll speak with someone who was in the court today. >>> also ahead, new york's cardinal timothy dolan has been mentioned as a possible candidate to succeed pope benedict. today he was questioned behind closed doors in the catholic church's sex abuse scandal. >>> look out midwest. you have some crazy weather on the way. a winter storm could dump as much as 18 inches in parts of kansas and that's just the beginning. the latest with chad myers coming up. neutrogena®. >>> the rising political star of former democratic congressman jesse jackson jr. has fallen to the ground in a streak of misused campaign funds. money he and his wife spent on things you would never even dream of buying. even on someone else's dime. elk heads? fur capes? two hats formerly worn by michael jackson, and m
? an ac 360 special report. you can watch it starting at 10:30 eastern this friday here on cnn. >>> coming up, former democratic congressman jesse jackson jr. pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions on everything from a vacation in martha's vineyard to michael jackson memorabilia. i'll speak with someone who was in the court today. >>> also ahead, new york's cardinal timothy dolan has been mentioned as a possible candidate to succeed pope benedict. today he was questioned behind closed doors in the catholic church's sex abuse scandal. none of us would want to be told we can't marry the person we love. that's why a growing majority of americans believe it's time to allow marriage for gay and lesbian couples. when couples are committed they ought to have i think the same sort of rights that everyone has. allowing them to live together with the protection of law, it seems to me is the way we should be moving in this country freedom means freedom for everyone. our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone els
warming. the head of climate depot, marc morano, appears frequently on fox news and cnn. on monday, the day after tens of thousands rallied against the keystone xl pipeline on the national mall, moreno appeared on fox news to warn that keystone opponents could resort to "eco terrorism." he cited as their inspiration the nasa climatologist james hansen. >> said the leaders at nasa, and i call the nasa's resident ex- con, potential eco terrorism. these people believe in this doomsday prophecy. and don't think they will not act. we had to deal with the code terrorism when it came to the animal rights, property rights in colorado. so this is very real, torching suvs, and this movement, particularly frustrated with the democratic president obama who approves the pipeline, they're going to have a lot of angry people not the least of which is probably the nasa scientists going to jail again, james hansen. >> that was moreno of climate depot appearing on fox news. suzanne goldenberg? >> i wish i had seen that. that is quite incredible. that's get back to the truth. yes, james hansen was ar
at a kansas city restaurant. a city official tells cnn a company laying down a fiber optic cable did not have a work permit for the job. an employee ended up drilling into a gas line. an hour later, the huge blast killed one person and injured at least 15. not having that permit could mean up to six months in jail. >>> three hours from now, the senate finance committee will vote on jack lew's nomination. o they will vote on whether to end the filibuster on chuck hagel's nomination to be defense secretary. hagel is expected to be confirmed. >>> more evidence suggests that the secret to heart health is what you need. a just-published study finds eating a mediterranean style diet with nuts, olive oil, even some wine cuts cardiovascular death rights by 30%. spanish researchers ended the study early about five years into it, saying it would be unethical not to end the study. >>> okay, finally, a rap video featuring flashy cars, women in tight clothes, suggestive dancing, not unusual, but this rapper is 9 years old. unusual and using lyrics like coke is not a bad word. child welfare workers are tak
status." a military official showed that memo to cnn, but it was never meant for the public. the commander sent it to the seal community, in response to the shooter's accusations that he had arthritis, eye damage and blown discs, but no health care or pension. the seal commander says he voluntarily left the service - despite the option to stay in. quote "claims to the contrary are false." that goes against everything we are taught. we don't complain. john mcguire says everyone knows going in - barring catastrophic injury - you must do 20 years for a pension. it's rare that someone gets out at 16. but i have a lot of respect for someone who knows when they're done. >> according to the military he is entitled to all free health care benefits due any veteran. he's complained he had to buy insurance to cover his family. we will of the latest on the health care reform debate. first>> let's take a quick look outside this morning. light shot for mount tam cam. a little breezy out there. is that a cloud or water?. get 36 months interest-free financing and save up to $500 on beautyre
covered from all angles. erin pike is in wichita and jennifer delgado in the cnn weather center. erin, let's start with you. >> it is freezing here. a lot colder than yesterday. 14 degrees, and here in wichita, they got the second highest snowfall in recorded history. 14.2 inches, so because of that, lots of school districts remain closed. yesterday, wichita was a ghost town. trying to dig out today. most of the flights out of kansas city international airport are canceled this morning until 9:00 central. the airport is open, though, as you mentioned, and flights look to be on time throughout the afternoon. we'll keep monitoring that for you. the wichita and st. louis airports are also open. dozens of cancelations, so viewers traveling to and from those areas need to pay attention. the roads very icy, officialed wa want people to stay off the roads if they can. >> thank you, erin. jennifer gel de jennifer delgado. >> for areas in wichita, parts of missouri, they will be try. this is what's left of the storm system, producing light system, we're not talking about more than two inches. louis
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